We Feel Good Out Here

We Feel Good Out Here

Zhik Gwaa'an, Nakhwatth???tat Gwiinzìi

Book - 2008
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Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2009

Julie-Ann Andre is a Gwichya Gwich'in from Tsiigehtchic in the Northwest Territories. She is a Canadian Ranger, a mother of twin daughters, a hunter, a trapper, and a student.

In We Feel Good Out Here, Julie-Ann shares her family's story and the story of her land- Khaii luk , the place of winter fish. As Julie-Ann says, "The land has a story to tell, if you know how to listen. When I travel, the land tells me where my ancestors have been. It tells me where the animals have come and gone, and it tells me what the weather may be like tomorrow."

Her home is an important part of who Julie-Ann is. She wants to help make sure that her environment is healthy, so it can continue to tell its story to her children and their children.


Publisher: Calgary : Fifth House Publishers, c2008.
ISBN: 9781897252338
1897252331
Characteristics: 26 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Willett, Mindy 1968-
Macintosh, Tessa 1952-

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